PM Narendra Modi performs Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Temple at Ayodhya
Ayodhya : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ayodhya on Wednesday morning and performed the Bhoomi Pujan for Ram Temple.
All the VVIP guests including PM Modi sat around the havan fire maintaining social distancing norms while wearing masks, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.
As per ritual of Yagya and scheduled time, the priest chanted mantras and performed the ceremony.
Besides, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat among several others were present at the site for the ceremony.
Ahead of Bhoomi Pujan, PM Modi planted a 'parijat' sapling in the temple premises, considered a divine plant.
PM Modi arrived at Ram Janmabhoomi site after offering prayers at the Hanuman Garhi Temple in Ayodhya.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to unveil a plaque to mark the occasion and also release a commemorative postage stamp on 'Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir'.